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Search Tags: Energy Savings Performance Contracts
DoE has implemented changes to improve its energy sustainability efforts in support of greenhouse gas reduction goals.
Agencies must look for projects to enter into Energy Savings Performance Contracts over the next two years. The effort will cost the government no upfront money. The contractors pay for the energy efficiencies and get paid by the utility savings the department receives. The Army, the Air Force and GSA already are using these contracts.
This week, host Larry Allen talks with Roger Morse, a Principal at Capitol Pathfinders.
December 14, 2010 (Encore Presentation)
DoE set up Energy Savings Performance Contracts with several different companies to work under a share-in-savings approach to reduce agency utility bills. Agencies do not have to pay upfront costs to move electricity or other infrastructure away from fossil fuels. The contracts could help agencies meet the White House's carbon footprint and greenhouse goals.